Museum Studies Program Blog

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Sanam Arab (MSP11).  At the recent annual meeting of the Michigan Museums Association, Sanam’s ongoing participation in the organization was recognized with the Volunteer of the Year Award.

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Brown Bag presentation – September 23

Negotiating Slavery? The Politics of Memory and the Transformations of a State Museum in Colombia   In a context of controversy surrounding the peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla movement, the country’s museums are currently experiencing deep transformations. State museums...

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Museums and Social Justice lecture series

From grass roots activists to professional organizations and foundations, museums are being pushed to look both inward and outward to examine and transform themselves into more inclusive and impactful institutions. Internally, a harsh light is being shined on diversity and inclusion within the staffs...